"Wine rejoices the heart of Man and Joy is the Mother of all Virtues"
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Upon arrival in Naples, you will be greeted with a seamless private transfer to your hotel located in the heart of the city. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Naples as you settle into a charming Bed and Breakfast, conveniently situated just a short 6-minute stroll from the renowned Spaccanapoli.
As the evening unfolds, you will have the pleasure of meeting your gracious host in the vibrant Piazza Dante. Together, you will embark on a culinary journey to their exquisite home. Prepare your taste buds for an indulgent feast, starting with a delectable antipasto. The main course will tantalize your palate with a variety of pasta options, such as the mouthwatering calamarata, spaghetti, or cannelloni. To truly savor the flavors of the region, you will also savor the famous Parmigiana or Caprese, skillfully crafted with buffalo mozzarella. And of course, no Italian meal is complete without a delightful dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth.
To compliment this extraordinary dining experience, each dish will be thoughtfully paired with exceptional wines from the Vesuvius area. As the evening draws to a close, you will be treated to a final touch of Italian hospitality - a refreshing glass of Limoncello, leaving a lingering taste of the Amalfi Coast. Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting city of Naples, as you embark on this unforgettable journey of culinary delights and cultural immersion.
Our car will arrive to pick you up and transport you to Posillipo, where you will be greeted by a breathtaking panorama that resembles a picture postcard. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable morning spent with renowned chef Lino Scarallo, immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of his Michelin-starred restaurant. This is not just a technical lesson, but an opportunity to actively participate in the menu preparation, delving into the heart and soul of the culinary world. Discover the hidden techniques and secrets that will astonish your guests when you recreate these dishes at home. The trade secrets are eagerly awaiting your arrival. Please note that this exclusive experience is only available on Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
In the evening, we will take you to Concettina ai Tre Santi, a charming pizzeria with a rich history dating back to 1951. Located in one of Naples' oldest districts, this unpretentious establishment offers a journey through the evolution of pizza. From the traditional O RRAU to the unique flavors of Tracchia and pork, and from Doriana to Montanarina, you will savour a variety of exquisite pizza creations. Furthermore, the pizzeria boasts an exceptional wine list, which was recognised in 2019 by the prestigious Gambero Rosso prize for the best selection. In addition to the remarkable wines, you will also find a wide array of carefully crafted beers to complement your dining experience.
Today you will join Rosa for a delightful stroll through Naple's historical centre, where you'll have the chance to explore the city's most enchanting streets, palaces, and churches. But this tour isn't just about the sights; it's about immersing yourself in Naple's vibrant popular culture. Discover the unique way of life in this lively community, the outdoor activities that bring people together, and the fascinating blend of religion and superstition that still influences the modern world. As you wander through the city, Rosa will introduce you to the art of hand-made Nativity scenes, a cherished tradition in Naples. You'll also have the opportunity to indulge in the incredible variety of street food that this city is famous for. Savor the flavors of sfogliatella, pizza, frittatina, calzoni, pizza fritta, taralli con il pepe, crocchè di patate, and arancini.
After the tour, we highly recommend heading to the Gran Caffe Gambrinus, a must-visit destination in Naples. This iconic establishment has welcomed renowned figures such as Oscar Wilde, Gabriele D’Annunzio, Ernest Hemingway, and Jean-Paul Sartre. Located in the heart of the city, you'll be surrounded by the magnificent Piazza Plebiscito, the San Carlo Opera House, and the Galleria Umberto. At the Gran Caffe Gambrinus, you'll have the opportunity to indulge in a variety of sweet tastings. Start with the traditional Neapolitan espresso, brewed according to an age-old recipe that results in a dark, dense, and piping hot cup of coffee. For those seeking a modern twist, there are creamy, chocolatey, and hazelnut variations available.. Then finish it all off with the perfect espresso.